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Canada's Yukon is one the world's last great wildernesses, where bears, moose and caribou roam. It's a place where hikers, paddlers, skiers and mushers can travel for days without seeing another human soul, where the northern lights dance green and red across starry skies, and where glaciers tumble, mountain peaks soar, and tundra shrubs scream scarlet as summer turns to fall. Bradt's Yukon is the only guidebook dedicated to this natural and historical wonderland. Offering practical advice on everything from where to pan for gold to how to avoid being eaten by a bear, alongside quirky anecdotes (such as the story behind the 'sourtoe cocktail' - a shot of whisky garnished with a severed human toe), it's the perfect companion for highway drivers, cruise-ship passengers, and outdoors enthusiasts alike.Consider also taking shots of smaller, tamer creatures: engaging little arctic ground squirrels, for example, are ... North American phones do, generally, seem to pick up a signal but if your cell phone is vital to you, you should call your service provider and ask before you travel. ... (which you can then top up by phone), dial the number on the card, enter the carda#39;s pin code, and dial your destination number.

Author:Polly Evans
Publisher:Bradt Travel Guides - 2010-03-04


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